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6 thoughts on “On Conflict & Debt

  1. Great subject Dave, right up my street. Banks have been creating money out of thin air for decades and of course still do, as the saying goes “the pen is mightier than the sword.” One thing that’s a puzzle to me is how people can be locked into a ‘contract’ i.e. loan mortgage etc. with just one signature yours, mine anyone’s when (as I understand it) a contract needs at least two wet ink signatures to be deemed ‘legal’ when a bank can’t sign contracts only people can?? Then again, it’s all in the wording of the ‘contract’ and what you’re actually agreeing to when you sign.

    On conflict. I agree with you, the “bullets and bangages” scenario has been in place throughout history.

    • True. They hand people issues to argue about to distract them from the real issues.

      “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum” – Noam Chomski

  2. No matter how much poverty there is in the world and how much debt, governments can always find money for war.